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Summary of Treaty

Official Title Agreement for scientific and technological cooperation between the European Community and the Argentine Republic
Type of Agreement Bilateral
Place of Signature Brussels
Date of Signature 20/09/1999
Date of Entry Into Force 28/05/2001
Duration Indefinite
Objective of Agreement The Parties shall encourage, develop and facilitate cooperative activities between the Community and Argentina in fields of common interest where they are pursuing research and development activities in science and technology.
Remarks Cooperative activities shall be conducted on the basis of the following principles: (a) mutual benefit based on an overall balance of advantages; (b) reciprocal access to the activities of research and technological development undertaken by each Party; (c) timely exchange of information which may affect cooperative activities; (d) appropriate protection of intellectual property rights. The cooperation include the participation of Argentine research entities in RTD (research, technological development and demonstration) activities, visits and exchanges of scientists, exchanges of information on practices and laws, joint organisation of seminars and any other activity recommended by the Steering Committee. This Agreement shall be concluded for an initial period of five years and may be tacitly renewed after evaluation during the penultimate year of each successive five-year period.
OJ Reference L6, 11/01/2000, p. 32
Depositary Council of the European Union
Contracting Parties European Community, Argentina
Authentic Texts Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish
Subject Matters Argentina
Latin America
Research and Innovation
Settlement of disputes Article 11 Convention
Territorial application Article 10 Convention
Management Steering Committee
Conclusion Date 07/12/1999
Ratification Status NOT
Conclusion Decision Council Decision of 2 December 1999 concerning the conclusion of the Agreement for scientific and technological cooperation between the European Community and the Argentine Republic; OJ L6 of 11/01/2000, p.31
Competence Exclusive
Legal Basis Treaty EC: Article 170

Last Update :   11/11/2008